James Applewhite has written numerous books of poetry, including the award-winning Daytime and Starlight and A Diary of Altered Light. He is the recipient of the Ragan-Rubin Award from the North Carolina English Teacher’s Association, the 1998 Brockman-Campbell Award from the North Carolina Poetry Society and the North Carolina Award in Literature. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and received the American Academy of Arts and Letters Jean Stein Award in Poetry. His Selected Poems was published by Duke University Press in 2005. Applewhite was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame in 2008.
Friday, April 15
10:45 - 11:00 AM
Presentation of the Hanes Poetry Award to Kate Daniels
3:15 - 4:15 PM
Panel Discussion: Southern Poetic Identities